Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 p.m.
The class will start promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Registration Deadline: October 21, 2019
City of Menifee
29844 Haun Road
Menifee, CA 92586
Questions on Training Contact: CSMFO, 877-282-9183, [email protected]
The Intermediate Governmental Accounting/Financial Reporting course is designed for accountants that are new to the government sector. The course focuses on the year-end close and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report processes. Participants with new or expanding responsibilities for government accounting and financial reporting are encouraged to attend
Instructor: Irwin Bornstein
1. Overview of Governmental Financial Statements
The class will start with a walk-through of a City CAFR. Participants will look at examples of the fund accounting structure and discuss what readers look for in the financial statements. Participants are encouraged to bring a recent copy of their agency's financial statements for reference.
2. Oversight Agencies: Who sets the Standards?
The class will discuss the regulatory agencies that define the government accounting environment in which Cities operate.
3. Year-end Close
Planning and organization are keys to a successful year-end close. The class will provide an overview of the year-end close process and discuss a work plan to efficiently navigate cut-off dates, build the year-end balance sheet, analyze the funds, compile the CAFR, facilitate the audit, and report to stakeholders.
4. Current Events and Questions from the Class
The class will finish with a group discussion of current events in the industry and questions from the class.
Attendance will be limited to 50 people. All fees must accompany your registration and be received by the October 21st deadline.
Classes are subject to cancellation within 2 weeks prior to the event if a minimum number of 18 registrations is not obtained. Please contact the CSMFO office for details.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Advance registrants unable to attend a course will receive a refund of the full registration fee, if a written request is received by the CSMFO office at least 72 hours prior to the start of the course. Cancellations made after the 72 hour deadline can send a substitute in their place with written notice to the CSMFO office.